The Puerto Rican Folkloric music of Plena was first used as a way to tell the news in the island. In this program students will use music as a mode of communication. They will explore their own heritages and cultural background and use a foreign language to tell their news from their lives or neighborhoods.
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Students will know the ways in which music is used to communicate. Students will create dialogue between musical instruments. Students will create their own instruments and explore playing them. Intro to the different styles of Puerto Rican Folkloric music, instruments, culture, traditions. TA will share many percussive instruments with the class exploring what kinds of sounds the instruments… Read more »
Western New York is a multilingual region. In this residency, students will celebrate and explore their relationship to the layering of language(s) and place. Sessions will include experimentation with translation techniques, etymology, sound, and monolingual, bilingual, and multilingual writing. Each session will involve reading and responding to poems, writing original poems, and sharing work aloud…. Read more »
Through interactive, hands on drumming instruction students learn about drumming as a language, a cultural expression, a healing art and unifying power.
Bring One World Tribe to your school for a seven day residency that explores West African rhythms, songs, chants, and languages such as Swahili, Latuka, Mandinga, Massai, and Luo.
During this performance One World Tribe takes the audience on an urban music voyage from around the world.
Learn about the magical, amazing co-creation of Latin dance through the Diaspora.
At last, a show that educates every age group about what they can do to save the planet! Students will also learn why the rainforest is so important to all of us, even though it is so far away.
In full elfen regalia, Susie the Elf leads a festive holiday sing-along. This performance features songs from around the world, including Feliz Navidad, the Dreidel Song, Oh Tanenbaum, and others.
“Mama Earth” provides students with hands-on experience playing instruments from around the world.